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508 - A show about Worcester

Mike Benedetti

"508" is a weekly podcast about the city of Worcester, Massachusetts, usually hosted by Mike Benedetti, Brendan Melican, and Bruce Russell.



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508 - A show about Worcester
Apr 3, 2020 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about the ongoing pandemic with Worcester City Clerk Nikolin Vangjeli and Worcester School Committee member (and COVID-19 sufferer) Tracy Novick. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2020/04/03/covid-1138-508-365/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Mar 18, 2020 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about Motley Crew Way and SARS-CoV-2 with Brendan Melican, Holmes Wilson, and Tracy Novick. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2020/03/18/worcester-in-the-time-of-sars-cov-2-508-364/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Mar 11, 2020 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, this week, we look at how Worcester rates on the Wharton Residential Land Use Regulatory Index, and share our exhaustion reading about the coronavirus. http://www.pieandcoffee.org/2020/03/11/state-of-emergency-508-363/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Feb 12, 2020 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about H. R. Giger, mini city hall, cubicle housing, our forthcoming tiny house villages, the baseball stadium deal, malls, and the Skate Mayor. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2020/02/12/the-alien-cafe-508-361/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Feb 5, 2020 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with John Aylward about music in Worcester, teaching at Clark University, and the work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2020/02/05/john-aylward-508-360/
Topics: 508, Worcester, John Aylward
508 - A show about Worcester
Jan 15, 2020 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with “Worcester's most-traveled, most-jailed, and most notorious political radical since Abbie Hoffman” about getting hit by a car, cost overruns for the baseball stadium, war with Iran, the bus, and YIMBY consequences. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2020/01/15/scott-schaeffer-duffy-508-358/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Jan 8, 2020 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about property taxes, Worcester Magazine, listener feedback, and getting through a singularity crisis. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2020/01/08/s2020e01-508-357/
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508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Noah Bombard of masslive.com about journalism, the Worcester Renaissance, murder, and commodities. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/12/11/508-356-w-noah-bombard/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Noah Bombard, MassLive
508 - A show about Worcester
Dec 3, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Worcester legend Tina Zlody about the Worcester Public Market, the Market Pantry, and tips for spearheading new projects in the city. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/12/03/worcester-public-market-508-355-w-tina-zlody/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Nov 19, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about Lt. Jason Menard, commercial taxes, Underdog, and Worcester Plaza Tower. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/11/19/long-term-commercial-lease-508-354/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Nov 12, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about tax deals, election results, crime stats, vapes, tarot, the CEMANECT economy, and the season finale of our favorite non-scripted TV drama, "Worcester!" Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/11/12/season-finale-508-353/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Nov 5, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about the 2019 municipal election and the lawnsigns thereof. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/11/05/lawn-signs-508-352/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
Oct 29, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about death and crime in Worcester, Post-Christian America, opiods and religion, property taxes, election mailers, and flashlights. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/10/29/borrow-my-flashlight/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Oct 16, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about the loss of institutions like the Columbus Day Parade, the Dive Bar, and pencils. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/10/16/institutionalized-508-350/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
Oct 9, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about public health policy and NATO watch bands. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/10/09/stoned-driving-508-349/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Oct 2, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about Paul Letsky's funeral, the vape ban, improving regional rail, "every fountain a running fountain," reducing our waste by 30%, Greg Sestero, downtown ambassadors, the Greendale Mall, houses and condos, school attendance, Walmart's fulfillment center, and buying one year of food. Show notes:  http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/10/02/one-year-of-food-508-348/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Sep 25, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about Paul Letsky, mountain lions, vaping, City Council candidate forums, the federal judiciary, fountains, the Midtown Mall, and cybersecurity.  Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/09/25/murder-cats-508-347/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Sep 18, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we discuss the climate strike, Worcester's plastic bag ban, election analysis, and dogs in strollers at stART. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/09/18/astm-d6400-508-346/
Topics: 508, Worcester, climate strike
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk machetes, Worcester, politics, and opening foods and beverages on the internet with Travis Duda & Ricky Nelson of the Seltzer Time podcast. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/09/11/its-seltzer-time-508-345/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Seltzer Time, Travis Duda, Ricky Nelson
508 - A show about Worcester
Sep 4, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Worcester School Committee challenger Hermorne McConner. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/09/04/hermorne-mcconner-508-344/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Hermorne McConner
508 - A show about Worcester
Aug 28, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Victor Infante of the Telegram & Gazette and Worcester Magazine about journalism, the local economy, and The Man from the Train. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/08/28/cemanect-508-343-w-victor-infante/ 
Topics: 508, Worcester, Victor Infante
508 - A show about Worcester
Aug 13, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we interview School Committee challenger Jermoh Kamara. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/08/13/jermoh-kamara-508-342/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Jermoh Kamara
508 - A show about Worcester
Aug 7, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we discuss the Worcester economy, plastic bags, election by lot, and the WRTA. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/08/11/the-doge-of-venice-508-341/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Jul 17, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we interview School Committee challenger Mariah Martinez. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/08/11/mariah-martinez-508-340/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Mariah Martinez
508 - A show about Worcester
Jul 10, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we interview School Committee challenger Laura Clancey. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/08/04/laura-clancey-508-338/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Laura Clancey
508 - A show about Worcester
Jul 3, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we discuss the most famous sentence written in Worcester, recycling, and other pressing issues. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/08/03/worcesters-most-famous-sentence-508-337/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Jun 26, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we interview School Committee challenger Chantel Bethea. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/07/20/chantel-bethea-508-336/ 
Topics: 508, Worcester, Chantel Bethea
508 - A show about Worcester
Jun 19, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we interview School Committee challenger John Trobaugh. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/07/19/john-trobaugh-508-335/
Topics: 508, Worcester, John Trobaugh
508 - A show about Worcester
Jun 7, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we interview School Committee challenger Cara Berg Powers. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/07/09/cara-berg-powers-508-334/
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508 - A show about Worcester
May 31, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about obsolete transit, homeless students, the coming corn famine, and the Baumol cost effect. Show notes: http://www.pieandcoffee.org/2019/06/18/the-baumol-confusion-effect-508-333/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Baumol cost effect
508 - A show about Worcester
May 24, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about who's running for local offices, the crash of Worcester journalism, making the bus free, and overdose deaths. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/05/31/journalism-508-332/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Worcester Magazine
508 - A show about Worcester
May 10, 2019
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about running for office, Kayti Burt on "The Incomparable," Joyner Lucas's "Devil's Work," cars, recycling, the Midtown Mall, and the Worcester Economic Index. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/05/26/devils-work-508-331/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Joyner Lucas
508 - A show about Worcester
May 3, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about Mike True, Paul Ropp, Konnie Lukes, who's pulled nomination papers, HOLDEN MAN, housing, apps, transit, housing, church, weed, surveillance, and the tenth annual New England VegFest. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/05/04/even-more-advice-508-330/
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508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we ask, "What do you want Worcester School Committee candidates to be discussing as they compete for votes?" Our guest is Tracy Novick, legendary former School Committee member and 2019 candidate. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/05/01/worcester-school-committee-2019/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Tracy Novick, Worcester School Committee
508 - A show about Worcester
Apr 19, 2019
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about the late Bishop Rueger, transit plans, more Worcester apartments, Airbnb economics, volunteer opportunities, plastic bag bans, hard drugs, and the Didache. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/04/25/freak-the-man-freely-508-328/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Apr 5, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Grace Sliwoski of the REC about Earth Day cleanups, the Midtown Mall, extremely-low-income renter households, rat park, and the holy mountain. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/04/07/earth-day-508-327-w-grace-sliwoski/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Grace Sliwoski, REC
508 - A show about Worcester
Mar 29, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about the Worcester School Committee, the Midtown Mall, transit, infrastructure, and the Four Unrelated People. The audio version includes episode #325, recorded March 8, 2019.  Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/04/03/508-326-w-325/
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508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Worcester urbanist Eleanor Gilmore about problems and solutions around affordable housing and gentrification in Worcester. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/03/02/affordable-housing-in-worcester-508-324-w-eleanor-gilmore/
Topics: 508, Worcester, affordable housing, gentrification
508 - A show about Worcester
Feb 22, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we discuss getting off campus, recycling, the Research Bureau, electricity aggregation, economic development as municipal procurement, clergy abuse, the cost of living, and Universal Basic Income. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/02/23/much-maligned-508-323/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Feb 15, 2019
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we interview Amanda Kidd Schall of the Worcester Arts Council, master picture framer at Framed in Tatnuck, sometime Clark University art professor, visual artist, and long-time Worcesterite. Topics include the Worcester arts scene, local funding, great art in Worcester, recent news from the Catholic clergy abuse crisis, money laundering in contemporary art, John Wick, and Hamlet. Show notes:...
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508 - A show about Worcester
Jan 29, 2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we note that in 2019 homelessness in Worcester was down 19%, and that the Diocese of Worcester lost $1.5million. We try to understand these findings, and generally fail to do so. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2020/01/29/numbers-508-359/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
2019 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about Conan O'Brien, a post-woo society, and clear-bag recycling. Also, we present an episode about weed and municipal finances from late 2018. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2019/02/09/unwooable-508-321-b-w-320/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Conan O'Brien
508 - A show about Worcester
Nov 30, 2018 508
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On this week's 508 podcast, we talk with Megan Myers, professional hockey player, captain of the Worcester Blades, and assistant coach of the Becker College women's hockey team, about hockey, the Worcester Ice Center, newly-opened weed stores, Doctor Who, Marvel + Netflix shows, and Liam Neeson. Show notes: http://www.pieandcoffee.org/2018/12/14/megan-myers-of-the-worcester-blades-508-319/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Worcester Blades
508 - A show about Worcester
Nov 16, 2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we navigate technical difficulties and talk about snow removal, how Worcester can best regulate marijuana, weed as a 2019 campaign issue, Smokey and the Bandit , Taken vs. The Grey, Massachusetts tourism, regulating Christmas tree sales, and the local response to the Catholic clergy abuse scandal. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/12/11/unlimited-weed-licenses-508-318/
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508 - A show about Worcester
Nov 9, 2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Nikki Erskine about this year's stART at the Station, the lack of large indoor festival space in Worcester, Worcester 2019 election campaign issues, 2018 election results for Worcester County District Attorney and 17th Worcester District State Representative, David LeBoeuf's Xxxtreme Agenda, and ewoks. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/11/23/start-at-the-station-508-317-w-nikki-erskine/
Topics: 508, Worcester, David LeBoeuf
508 - A show about Worcester
Oct 26, 2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about the redesign of Kelley Square, a distributional analysis of the tax systems of all fifty states, "Taxachusetts," the New French Extremity, and Nicolas Cage. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/11/22/kelley-square-regressive-taxes-mandy-508-316/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
Jul 13, 2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about leaving Worcester, the recently-demolished Worcide, the long-demolished Davis Tower, the continuing (!) Catholic sex abuse scandal, Peach Rockets, gypsy moths, and state-of-the-art litter surveillance with Olivia W-B. Show notes: http://www.pieandcoffee.org/2018/07/14/its-a-germ-its-a-worm-508-303-w-olivia-w-b/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Olivia W-B
508 - A show about Worcester
Jun 29, 2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about next season's Worcester storylines and the Klan Meeting & Riot of 1924 with Kayti Burt. Notes:  http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/06/30/klansmen-beaten-in-street/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Kayti Burt, KKK
508 - A show about Worcester
May 15, 2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Worcester legend Ted Conna about saving Notre Dame church, new transit ideas, and night golf. Show notes: http://www.pieandcoffee.org/2018/05/16/save-notre-dame/
Topic: 508, Worcester, Ted Conna, Notre Dame church
508 - A show about Worcester
May 1, 2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about summer, Worcester's colleges, and the bus.  Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/05/02/summer-508-294/
Topics: 508, Worcester, transit
508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about farming, fungi, and Kendrick Lamar with Brad Allain of Wildwood Mushrooms and Mackenzie May of Central Mass Grown. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/04/17/mushrooms-from-space/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Central Mass Grown, Mushrooms
508 - A show about Worcester
Apr 10, 2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about vegetarianism, tax rates, and opioid abuse with New England Vegfest lead organizer Nicole Melone. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/04/10/vegfest-2018-508-291-w-nicole-melone
Topics: 508, Worcester, New England Vegfest
508 - A show about Worcester
Mar 20, 2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. we talk about mass transit, human trafficking, and mini-pigs with City Councilor Sarai Rivera. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/03/21/the-bus-508-289-w-sarai-rivera/
Topics: 508, Worcester, WRTA, Sarai Rivera
508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about housing, transit, and digital activism with Holmes Wilson of Fight for the Future. Show notes: https://wp.me/p6vFvb-1yT
Topics: 508, Worcester, Holmes Wilson, Fight for the Future
508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about affordable housing, cryptocurrency, Brent Crude, and the USS Flagg with Chad Julian of That's Entertainment. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/02/06/the-power-of-the-force-508-284-w-chad-julian/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Chad Julian
508 - A show about Worcester
Jan 30, 2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about the City Council agenda, the Dream Van, and economic development. Show notes:  http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/01/30/the-dream-van-508-283/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Tony Scavone of Disc Jam, Electric Haze, and the Palladium about music, economic development, and stonecutting. Show notes:  http://www.pieandcoffee.org/2018/01/24/economic-development-how-does-it-work-508-282-w-tony-scavone/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Tony Scavone, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
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This week, we talk about Holden Man, the "perfect game," the "poorly-attended game," and the Worcester Red Sox with Worcester baseball historian Brian Goslow. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/09/07/flemish-bond-508-308-w-brian-goslow/
Topics: 508, Worcester Red Sox, Worcester, Brian Goslow
508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk to Chilean immigrant Romina Barria as she prepares to move from Worcester to Oregon. We also cover George Frisbie Hoar vandalism, stART, the ACLU's COPD, pervasive surveillance, why are conversations limited to four people?, giving MDMA to octopuses, giving LSD to dolphins, Worcester's most-endangered buildings, and the Mt Carmel deed restriction. Show notes: http://www.pieandcoffee.org/2018/10/26/romina-barria-508-312/
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508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we discuss a non-renaissance framing for city events in 2018, MassLive on Worcide, volunteer fixers, Father John Madden on panhandling, YIMBY dynamics, and the sad truth about happiness scales. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/08/13/the-truth-about-worcester-official-508-306/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Frank Kartheiser about how Worcester could annex Holden, the Mustard Seed, Worcester Interfaith, and community organizing. Show notes: http://www.pieandcoffee.org/2018/11/19/frank-kartheiser-508-315/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Frank Kartheiser, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about municipal commissions, gambling, cryptocurrency, and education with Christian Holden of The Hotelier. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/02/13/the-gambler-508-285-w-christian-holden/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Christian Holden, The Hotelier
508 - A show about Worcester
2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about being a gay-friendly city, crime, the transit service cuts that never came, a new platform at Union Station, the Research Bureau's transit report, and the 100th anniversary of the death of Cornelius Kelley. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/11/18/city-on-the-move-508-314/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we do an "exit interview" with departing Worcesterite Chris Humphrey, debate raising the minimum wage, and look at some sweet knives. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/05/09/the-exit-interview/
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508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with documentarians Tyler Brown and Nori Needle about "Uncommonwealth: Permit To Build" and gentrification in Worcester. Show notes:  http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/07/21/gentrification-508-304-w-tyler-brown-and-nori-needle/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Geri DiNardo about helping found Worcester's Mustard Seed Catholic Worker community and soup kitchen, Ofo bikes, the wisdom of not framing 2018 Worcester as a "Renaissance," recycling, how Boston increases Worcester housing costs, and the future of handicapped transit. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/08/12/national-sword-508-305-w-geri-dinardo/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Catholic Worker, Geri DiNardo
508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about baseball sloganeering, why the pope should not resign, and our favorite moments from this week's episode of "Worcester, Massachusetts." Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/09/07/the-worlds-worst-game-of-telephone-508-309/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, Mike and Brendan talk about the logic of SimCity, "Holden Man Gets 5 Years for Worcester Sandwich Shop Robberies," the lack of master thieves, the NM couple who left behind a $100 million stolen painting, the Isabella Stewart Gardner heist, how home ownership influences political behavior, how the demolition of Notre Dame des Canadiens is the Altamont of Worcester Catholicism, "Assumption College President Cesareo to Oversee Allegations...
Topics: 508, Worcester, Wawsox, Pawsox, Woosox, Wu-sox
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about the last 11 years in Worcester and 299 episodes of the 508 show with Kevin Ksen, the sexiest of men. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/06/20/300-508-300-w-kevin-ksen/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Worcester legend Joe Finneral about theater in Worcester, growing up in Lowell, being a pedestrian, looking like Gandalf, Jack Kerouac, Ken Kesey, Tom Wolfe, Emily Dickinson, Jim Carroll, the spirit of New England, the 100th anniversary of the death of Cornelius Kelley, the birth and growth of Kelley Square, and why Kelley Square isn't like a werewolf. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/11/16/joe-finneral-508-313/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Joe Finneral
508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about violins, violas, coyote attacks, a giant mosaic of the city seal, and the Neighborhood Strings program with Ariana Falk and Peter Sulski of the Worcester Chamber Music Society. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/04/24/violin-vs-viola/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about pedestrian fatalities, CCOPS, and Method Man with Chris Robarge of the ACLU. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/03/06/dog-tags-508-288-w-chris-robarge/
Topics: 508, Worcester, Chris Robarge, ACLU
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, Mike and Brendan ramble about old-timey Worcester stuff like the 1924 Klan riot and the sleigh business. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/06/14/something-about-worcester-508-299/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, Brendan relives his argument with Gary Rosen about Star Wars, Mike misexplains the chronology of the Universal Soldier franchise, and we look at "2017 Annual Report: Worcester Regional Transit Authority" and conclude that replacing our bus system with Lyft & Uber might be "a bad idea" but is definitely not "insane." Show notes: : http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/05/22/public-transit-day-of-reckoning/
Topics: 508, Worcester
508 - A show about Worcester
2018 508
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508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about Worcester's bad drivers, yuppie diversion, the liking gap, and the beautiful Holy Cross campus. Show notes: http://www.PieAndCoffee.org/2018/10/08/yuppie-diversion-508-310/
Topics: Worcester, 508